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Broccoli Slaw with Toasted Walnuts

Broccoli Slaw with Toasted Walnuts

INGREDIENTS 1 cup mayonnaise (low-fat is okay) 1/4 cup raspberry vinegar 1/4 cup sugar 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon ground pepper 6 cups (1 – 1 1/4 lbs.) broccoli florets, cut or broken in half-inch pieces 1/2 cup dried cranberries 1/2 cup golden raisins 1/2 […]

Sweet Tooth-Fix

Sweet Tooth-Fix

Cranberry Walnut Cookies Serves 72 (1 cookie each) Source: Stacy Mitchell, RD, LD All you need: ½ cup light butter ½ cup no-sugar-added applesauce ½ cup ground flaxseed ½ cup brown sugar ½ cup white sugar or Truvia 2 eggs 2 tablespoons water 2 teaspoons […]

Light Chicken Salad Recipe

Light Chicken Salad Recipe

WOW – this is a wonderful recipe!!  Try it out from  California Walnuts website.

http://www.walnuts.org/walnuts/index.cfm/all-recipes/chicken-salad/

Chicken Salad

1/2 cup egg-less, vegan, light canola mayonnaise

1/2 cup non-fat Greek yogurt

1 teaspoon lemon zest

2 tablespoons white wine vinegar

2 tablespoons lemon juice

1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper

1/2 teaspoon kosher salt

1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

4 cups cooked, shredded chicken

3/4 cup walnuts, toasted and coarsely chopped

1 cup thinly sliced celery

1 cup red grapes, halved

2 tablespoons minced green onions

2 teaspoons minced fresh tarragon leaves, optional

Butter lettuce or radicchio leaves, for serving

Fresh tarragon leaves, for garnish

DIRECTIONS

1. In a large bowl, combine the mayonnaise, yogurt, lemon zest, vinegar, lemon juice, cayenne pepper, salt and pepper; whisk well. Add the chicken, walnuts, celery, grapes and green onion; toss to coat.

  1. To serve, spoon the chicken salad into butter lettuce or radicchio leaves and garnish with a sprinkling of tarragon leaves, and serve immediately.

Try it on an artisan FOLDit(TM)  flatbread –  high in fiber!!

See full size image http://www.flatoutbread.com

DELISH and perfect for lunch to keep you feeling fuller on fewer calories!